Thursday, 3 November 2016

How To Unbrick/Flash OR UpGrade MediaTek (MTK) Devices

sp flash tool

Hey guys, In today’s article i will be showing you how to flash or unbrick dead MediaTek (MTK) devices like Tecno, Gionee, infinix, Wiko, Injoo etc. using SP Flash Tools. Just follow the steps below carefully and your phone will come back to life. ''KraftyShareReadersRequest''

MUST READ: Updated: How To Solve SP Flash Tool Errors before you follow the tutorial below

Download and install MTK drivers from here. OR

Download and install MT65XX VCOM drivers from here.

Download SP flash tool (latest version is preferable) from here.

Download the stock rom of the device you want to unbrick or flash from here.

Extract SP Flash Tool and launch.

See picture below: 

sp flash tool

Now click scatter-loading button so that flash process can begin.

sp flash tool

Locate the scatter file of the device. It will be inside the folder of the rom you downloaded.

sp flash tool

Untick Preloader (not really necessary but a great precaution) tick this if the device is completely DEAD.
Please make sure you untick DSP_BL if found on the list shown in SP Flash Tools especially when trying to flash devices with older chips like mt6572, mt6577 etc Now click download button.

sp flash tool

Power off the device and remove battery (if battery is built in don't worry just continue).
Most new devices now require battery for flashing.
Connect the device to the computer with USB and wait for SP Flash Tool to detect it.
Hold volume down or volume up button and connect the device for easy detection.
Once phone is detected a red line will be seen at the bottom followed by a yellow line.
When flashing is completed, a green tick is shown on the screen. Older versions of so flash tool will show a green circle.
Insert battery back into the phone and reboot device.

If see any pop up error while trying to flash your device, Click here

And see if the post can solve your problem.

sp flash tool

If your device boot loops after flashing, do a factory reset!

Enter into recovery by holding volume down and power button.

Scroll down the Chinese menu and tap emmc to do a factory reset

If you don't like Chinese, enter into recovery by holding volume up and power button.

When you see the android man press volume up a power button again to see menu list.

Select factory reset.

Reboot device.
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Engineer Alex is a part time blogger and tech geek from Nigeria. Apart from blogging he is a student. He loves to write about technology, blogging, SEO, Internet Marketing, Make Money online, Social Media, Android, Windows and other interesting topics likes technology solutions. He is Founder of KraftyShare blog and He love to share what he knows.

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